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Jamie Bartlett
Director, Centre for the Analysis of Social Media, London

Jamie Bartlett is director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos in London, and the author of numerous pamphlets and reports on internet cultures and online privacy. His latest book is Radicals Chasing Utopia (2017).

Written by Jamie Bartlett

Essay/
Cities
Return of the city-state

Nation-states came late to history, and there’s plenty of evidence to suggest they won’t make it to the end of the century

Jamie Bartlett

Essay/
Data & Information
Cover of darkness

The cypherpunks are winning the crypto-war against government spies. What will happen when everyone is anonymous?

Jamie Bartlett